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WARGASM win the first-ever New Noise Award at the Kerrang! Awards 2022

WARGASM make history at the Kerrang! Awards 2022, walking away with the New Noise Award presented by Dr. Martens.

WARGASM win the first-ever New Noise Award at the Kerrang! Awards 2022
In partnership with Dr. Martens
Kerrang! staff
Gobinder Jhitta

Last Thursday, the Kerrang! Awards tore through London in a blur of rock'n'roll debauchery.

Throughout the night we handed out three new awards: the Disruptor Award, the Grassroots Award and the New Noise Award presented by Dr. Martens, which shines a light on the new wave of incredible talent coming through the alt. scene right now.

Claiming the inaugural prize were nu-metal-revival-punks WARGASM, fending off Heriot, Pinkshift, Pupil Slicer and Static Dress.

Accepting their award from Surfbort vocalist Dani Miller, WARGASM's Sam Matlock and Milkie Way used their acceptance speech to spotlight some of their favourite new bands with female members, including fellow New Noise nominees Heriot, Cassyette and Spiritbox.

Elsewhere on the night, Green Day were bestowed with the Kerrang! Icon Award, Bob Vylan won Best Album and Nova Twins were named Best British Breakthrough.

The full list of winners at this year's Kerrang! Awards:

Kerrang! Icon presented by Marshall
Green Day

Best Live Act presented by Music Venue Trust
twenty one pilots

New Noise Award presented by Dr. Martens

Best International Breakthrough presented by Blinding Talent
Amyl And The Sniffers

The Disruptor Award
Mimi Barks

Kerrang! Hall Of Fame

Best Album
Bob Vylan – Bob Vylan Presents The Price Of Life

Grassroots Award
Janey Starling

Best British Breakthrough presented by MEATliquor
Nova Twins

Best Festival presented by Strongbow Ultra
Download Pilot

Best British Act presented by Dead Man’s Fingers Rum
Biffy Clyro

Best International Act

Best Song
Bring Me The Horizon – DiE4u

Kerrang! Inspiration Award
Fall Out Boy

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